Fate/Extella Link is Heading to Nintendo Switch in Japan on January 2019!
Nintendo™ Switch – Japan
Last time, Marvelous Games‘ Fate/Extella Link was confirmed to be localized in the Western regions, which will launch in the first quarter of 2019. Now, the Nintendo Switch version of Fate/Extella Link was revealed in multiple retail listings to be released in Japan.
Nintendo Switch is currently slated for January 31, 2019 launch date in Japan. So, Japanese gamers, are your Nintendo Switch consoles ready for Fate/Extella Link to come?
If you are, you better stay tuned here at Playasia.com until we open this version for pre-order!
What to Expect?
The Nintendo Switch version of Fate/Extella Link will support TV mode, handheld mode, and table mode. In addition, the four-versus-four online team multiplayer which was previously limited to the PlayStation 4 version, will be playable in the Nintendo Switch version, with the addition of local multiplayer. However, it will only be limited to one Switch unit per player in the same room.
Also, what’s special about the Nintendo Switch version are the new “Punipuni Costumes” for Nero, Tamamo no Mae, and Altera. Plus, there will be available subtitles for other languages that are yet to be announced. And lastly, so users with save data from Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star will receive some extra bonus that is also yet to be revealed.
Fate/Extella first launched in Japan in June 2018 for PS4 and PS Vita and will launch in the Western regions in Q1 2019. Western publishers XSEED Games and Marvelous Europe have no words yet for the localization of the Nintendo Switch version of the game.
Here’s the overview of the game below via XSEED Games.
Picking up right where the 2017 smash hit Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star left off, Fate/Extella Link adds 10 Servants to the original roster of 16. The high-speed action gameplay has been refined, and players will battle their way through massive invading armies to protect the virtual world of SE.RA.PH from an invading force. Players on PlayStation 4 can now engage in massive four-on-four online battles with up to seven other players. Foes will quiver at the True Name of players’ Noble Phantasms as they assume the role of their favorite Servant.
- Combatants from Across the Fate Universes Join the Fray – In addition to the 16 original Servants from Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star, 10 characters from other Fate series will enter battle as playable Servants, including Astolfo, Scathach, and Francis Drake
- Hunker Down in Base Camp – Players can move freely around their army’s base camp—a medieval cathedral raised into the sky—and interact with their Servants to build meaningful bonds
- Polished Graphics and Battle Mechanics – Players can experience refined combat mechanics and graphics through the game
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